The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

Book Title: Pontificale Romanum ad omnes pontificias ceremonias, quibus nunc utitur sacrosancta Romana ecclesia, accommodatum. Nonnullis insuper, que in antea impressis non habentur accuratissime auctum .Ac in tres partes distinctum. : quarum prima personarum, secunda rerum consecrationes, et benedictiones continet : tertia vero quedam ecclesiastica officia, et alia multa comprehendit, que in sequenti tabula, versa pagina monstrantur. Nuper summa diligentia reuisum, emendatum, & impressum

Author: Catholic Church

Image Title: The Dedication or Consecration of a Church

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Description: This engraving is the second of seventeen illustrating the dedication or consecration of a church. Reaching the door of the church, the bishop knocks on the door with his crozier and asks to be admitted with the words of Psalm 24: “Let the king of glory enter.” A deacon inside the church asks: “Who is the king of glory?” and the bishop answers: “The Lord strong and mighty: the Lord strong in battle”.

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